News from Israel

“I’m a Poster with HIV”

Author: A Wider Bridge Staff Published: March 24, 2017

Five hundred posters with a drop of HIV infected blood were spread in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem… Read more

Gay Hate Crime in the Heart of Tel Aviv

Author: A Wider Bridge Staff Published: March 23, 2017

A violent homophobic hate crime occurred on Rothschild Boulevard in Tel Aviv during the holiday of Purim.… Read more

TLV and J’lem Pride Take Place As Planned

Author: WDG Staff (translated by Yanir Dekel for A Wider Bridge) Published: March 22, 2017

Contrary to reports on an Israeli News Channel that resulted in various reports around the world, the… Read more

Lesbian Woman Wins Case Against Discrimination At Work

Author: Shimon Ifergan (translated and edited by Yanir Dekel for A Wider Bridge) Published: March 16, 2017

A Tel Aviv Regional Laboor Court ordered Israel’s Ministry of Transport to pay NIS 100,000 in compensation… Read more

Raz and Yotam’s Wedding Album

Author: A Wider Bridge Staff Published: March 15, 2017

Raz and Yotam who got married in December 2016 share their wedding album Raz Dauber (30) and… Read more

High School Senior Protests Gay Blood Donation Ban

Author: A Wider Bridge Staff Published: March 14, 2017

A gay Israeli high school senior was surprised to find that the Ministry of Health regulations prohibit… Read more
THIS SUNDAY IN SAN DIEGO: Israeli LGBTQ activist Sarah Weil and Jerusalem City Councilman and Orthodox Rabbi… Read more

The Fight to Keep IDF Friendly to Women and Gays

Author: Andrew Tobin Published: March 9, 2017

Shahaf Ben-Yakov, a female combat soldier, is part of Pride Blue and White, a new group of… Read more

Tel Aviv and Amsterdam Exchange Ideas

Author: Reut Naggar (translated and edited by Yanir Dekel for A Wider Bridge) Published: March 10, 2017

Deputy Mayor and several city council members from the city of Amsterdam held a meeting Thursday with… Read more

The Rabbi Unfit for Service in Israel

Author: Haaretz Editorial Published: March 9, 2017

Haaretz Editorial: Last summer Rabbi Yigal Levinstein slammed the military for the tolerance it demonstrates toward the… Read more